Full Title: Promoting Efficient NRC Advanced Reactor Licensing Reviews to Enable Rapid Decarbonization
Author(s): Alex Gilbert
Publisher(s): Nuclear Innovation Alliance
Publication Date: December 16, 2021
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Unnecessarily long licensing reviews raise significant barriers to investment, reduce customer interest in advanced reactors, and threaten successful long-term deployment of advanced nuclear reactors. In this report, the NIA explores how the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Industry can make advanced reactor licensing both more effective and more efficient.